Kew High School, a state secondary college, delivers a high-quality education within a safe and secure learning environment. Quality teaching and continuous improvement are the keys to the school, which boasts high educational standards and excellent VCE results. Enrolment limits apply. Uniform is compulsory.

Facilities: Include a modern theatre, gymnasium, art and technology studios, library, one-to-one tablet program, VCE
centre, music and performing arts centre, fully equipped careers room and science laboratories.

Curriculum: Teaching and learning practices are based on Victorian Essential Learning Standards and ensure continuity of learning from primary school. Challenging and engaging curriculum is a priority using the E5 model and a focus on differentiated curriculum. Compulsory subjects in Years 7 to 10 cover all areas of the Arts, Science, Humanities, Business and Technology Studies along with Health Education, Physical Education and Sport Education. Languages include Japanese and French. VCE subjects are all the core subjects plus others such as Information Technology, Legal Studies, Human Development, Studio Arts, Graphics, Media Studies, Materials and Technology and Dual Recognition certificates in Hospitality, Sport and Information Technology. A number of VET subjects are also offered.

Sport: Basketball, netball, soccer, football, volleyball, badminton, cricket, swimming, athletics, gymnastics, softball and baseball.

Extra-curricular activities: Camps, bushwalks, debating, theatre production, bands, concerts, Quest program for high achievers (which includes public speaking), debating, science, drama, solar car, student parliament, choir, cheerleading, Alpine School, World Team Challenge and more.

Student welfare programs: The student wellbeing policy is based on restorative practices which places relationships at the core of student behaviour management. Students are involved in the process and learn to be responsible and accountable for their actions. Student wellbeing is provided by the chaplain, peer support program, sub-school co-ordinators, year level co-ordinators, the student wellbeing co-ordinator and the Connect program.

School Information

  • Type: Government
  • Coeducational or single-sex: Coeducational

  • Faith-based: None
  • Year: Year 7 - Year 12
  • Day/Boarding: Day School
  • Enrolment: 1100 Students
  • Interview Required Upon Enrolment: No
  • International Baccalaureate Programs offered:
  • ESL Support: N/A
  • Scholarships Available: No
  • Gifted and Talented Program: N/A
  • Preschool or Early Learning Centre:
  • After School Care/ OOSH Options:
  • Fees: Free (Government School)
  • Address:1393 Burke Road, East Kew 3102
  • Phone:03 9859 8652
  • Fax:03 9819 7880

©2022 UMCO. All rights reserved